IT Business Analyst- Telecoms Job Listing at BHP Billiton in Houston, TX
Energy, Metals & Mining
IT Business Analyst- Telecoms
Business / Project:
Full Time Regular (USA)
US - Texas - Houston
BHP Billiton is all about smart technology, innovation and great talent. If you want a challenging career and a chance to explore resource opportunities as well as your ambitions, we're the company for you. Think ahead. Think BHP Billiton.
As a full time staff member of the Petroleum GoM IM Functional team this position will establish, develop and support the Telecommunications infrastructure required to support the on and offshore Exploration and Development (E&D) Teams and GoM Production Unit.
The primary business objectives for this position will be to support and maintain the on and offshore telecommunications infrastructure for E&D and GoM Production Unit which will include but not necessarily be limited to:
Voice & Data Fiber/Copper/Radio/Satellite networks along with the implementation of the necessary support systems, support contracts and the day to day management of service providers
Terrestrial microwave radio engineering support which will include operational and project analysis, profiling, planning, design and execution.
Implement IM initiatives in accordance with functional excellence, to ensure standardization and consistency of services.
Ensure Network and Desktop systems, processes and infrastructure meet the requirements of the E&D and GoM Production Unit team and meet BHP Billiton's Global IM standards.
Ensure Operational support and Project delivery to the E&D and GoM Production Unit teams
Act as a Telecom custodian of System Safety Critical Elements to ensure availability targets and legislative reporting are maintained in accordance with published standards.
Manage the delivery of contracted internal and external support services as per service level agreements and through Group and Petroleum controls for cost and contract governance.
Implement the IM GLD's and associated Core Controls
Sustainable Development, HSEC and Business Conduct:
It is a mandatory requirement that this position will comply with BHP Billiton Sustainable Development Policy and HSEC Management Standards and Guidelines, Guide to Business Conduct, and the Production Unit Standards and Procedures.
An overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.
Ensures that IM team is competent in the application of relevant HSE standards and processes including FRCPs, JSA, PTW, etc
Ensure and maintain a safe working environment including regular safety inspections.
Assist GoM IM Manager, providing backfill, and hands on support as needed to support other team members.
Assist Gom IM Manager to develop, manage and monitor the IM G&A and service's project budgets.
Manage the delivery of contracted IT and Operations support services as per service level agreements and through associated cost and contract governance processes (e.g. monthly reporting and compliance).
Ensure availability of all Telecommunications Systems within the E&D and GoM Production Unit sphere of operations.
Ensure delivery of support to Operations system
Facilitate and Deliver Capex projects
Assist GoM IM Manager to initiate timely escalation to IT management and communications to customer. Instigate and maintain an effective relationship with service providers (CSC, L&T etc) in order to bring about the successful delivery of IT.
Assist GoM IM Manager to Drive continuous improvement of all services delivered by IT Team
Act as a first line regional escalation point to appropriate vendors. Facilitate timely resolution of all service related issues.
Assist GoM IM Manager to Control IM inventory and manage hardware resources, plan and budget for future hardware requirement.
Ensure appropriate contracts and statements of work are in place for locally outsourced Operational support services.
Adhere to BHPB Project Management Office guidelines.
IM Operations Management
Seeks out and implements cost optimisation opportunities while maintaining services to the business
Acts as key interface point with the E&D and GoM Production Unit teams to understand and document business requirements
Translates business requirements into initiatives / projects based on favourable cost benefit analysis
Manage local and remote Telecoms room environment to ensure Safety and High availability.
Deliver all services in line with Group and Petroleum IM GLDs, policies and standards
AUTHORITY & WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Exploration and Drilling:This position works closely with the on and offshore teams to ensure business expectations for Telecommunication services are met.
Key participant and contributor to theExploration & Development & Production IM Network
Petroleum IM Team –This position works closely withthePetroleum IM functional organisation and its IM Leads and collaborates closely with the other IM Telecom Analysts.
Service Providers - This position works closely with local and global service providers to ensure continuity of service and support for the production unit.
8 years experience in either on or offshore Telecommunication
Hands on technical supervision (infrastructure and applications) and a background in Oil and Gas telecommunications systems supporting core production processes and the core components of 1SAP such as the Plant Maintenance module.
Demonstrable technical leadership related to the design and implementation of Telecommunication projects and programmes of work.
Experience as a technical team leader playing both a hands on and supervisory role.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
Experience with working in a matrixed organization and able to effectively represent the function to the business.
Experience working with numerous global teams based at job sites in remote locations.
Good track record in budget control and cost management
Familiarity with the Petroleum E&D practices and techniques
Project Management experience
Vendor Management experience
SAP Functional knowledge
Tertiary degree or Vocational qualifications in Telecommunications
THINK OF THE OPPORTUNITIES WITHIN BHP BILLITON. THINK LOCAL. THINK GLOBAL.
With 38,000 employees working in more than 100 operations in approximately 25 countries, we represent the world's largest diversified resources company. We take our commitment to the communities in which we operate and do business in very seriously, and we are committed to operating safely and sustainably.
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24 Jan 2013 Central Standard Time
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